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Aneesa Bodiat

Aneesa Bodiat

Aneesa is a freelance writer and editor from South Africa. She enjoys writing about culture, religion and behavioural economics. View her portfolio at

Hagar in the Wilderness by Camille Corot, 1835

Following Haajar’s Footsteps to a Feminist Reading of Islam

A personal experience with the Hajj brought to life the iconic figure of Haajar, whose tenacity and stoicism highlight the importance of women in Islam.